Sunday, 19 May 2019

RHS Chelsea Flower Show - Royal Attendance

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a five-day garden show held in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The show is held on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The Queen, as Patron of the Royal Horticultural Society, attends every year.

The Royals attend each year on the preview day (Monday) before the show officially starts.

Royal
2021 2022 2023
2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 2030
Queen
x
Charles
Camilla
William
Kate
Beatrice & Edo
x
Edward & Sophie
x
Anne & Tim
x
Duke & Duchess 
of Gloucester
x
Duke of Kent
x
Prince & Princess 
Micheal of Kent
X
Just
Princess
(Pr M. 
Canceled)
Princess Alexandra
x
Total
910

Notes: 
  • 2021: Postponed to September, due to pandemic. Extended an extra day to make things less crowded. 
  • 2022: Queen drove around in golf buggy for the first time at the show due to mobility issues. Prince Michael of Kent canceled due to unknown reason. 

Royal
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Queen
x
*
Philip
x
Charles &
Camilla
Just
Camilla
x
x
*
William
x
x
Kate
x
x
Harry
x
x
Meghan
Andrew
x
x
x
Beatrice
x
x
x
x
Eugenie & Jack
x
Edward & Sophie
x
x
x
Just
Sophie
x *
Anne & Tim
x
Just
Anne
x
x
Just Anne
Duke & Duchess
of Gloucester
x
Just
Duchess
x
*
Prince & Princess
Michael of Kent
x Just
Princess?
x
Duke of Kent
x
x


Princess 
Alexandra
x
x
*
Total
13
12
12
6
13
16
13
11
12
9

Notes: 
  • 2013: 100th Anniversary of RHS Chelsea Flower Show
  • 2016: Queen’s 90th Birthday
  • 2019: The Cambridge children visited the Back to Nature Garden, co-designed by Duchess Kate, on the Sunday before the Show. 
  • 2020: Canceled due to the Coronavirus. Those marked with * participated in the Virtual Flower Show. 
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2 comments:

  1. How do they decide the dates for the flower show?

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    1. It is always the same time each year, in late May.

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